Acting Chair, Timothy H. Scherman
Chair, English Department; Audrey Reynolds Distinguished Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5817
American Literature and Culture; Literary Theory and Criticism, Material Culture
Courses Taught
ENGL 210: Literary Methods and Practice (WIP)
ENGL 218: Survey of American Literature, Beginnings to 1865
ENGL 219: Survey of American Literature: 1865 to present
ENGL 345: Practical Criticism
ENGL 368: American Realism
ENGL 372: American Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century
ENGL 378: Twentieth Century Fiction I
ENGL 410: Literary Methods and Practice
ENGL 430: Seminar on Literary Criticism and Theory
ENGL 484: Seminar on US Literature After the Cold War
Research Interests
U.S. Literature and Culture; History of Authorship and Publishing; Women Writers of the 19th Century, Material Culture

Ph.D. (American Literature) Duke University

Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5817
Office Hours
Fall 2021 Student Hours
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 3:45-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday

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